Seafood Expo Asia

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November 17-19, 2020

The Digital Seafood Marketplace for Asia

Seafood Expo Asia Reconnect is a comprehensive digital event that brings industry buyers and suppliers together to meet and accomplish business online, alongside a conference program covering Asia’s latest seafood topics and trends.

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Published on
September 24, 2020

Seafood Expo Asia, an annual seafood trade show produced by Diversified Communications, has announced its 2020 event will take place online as a three-day “Seafood Exo Asia Reconnect” experience 17 to 19 November, 2020.

Seafood Expo Asia, which has taken place in the past in Hong Kong, was set to move to Singapore this year, but the coronavirus pandemic put a pause on those plans. Instead, Diversified Communications said it has

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Published on
August 12, 2020

Diversified Communications, the organizer of the 2020 edition of Seafood Expo Asia, which was scheduled to take place 18 to 20 November in Singapore, has canceled the event, citing the ongoing health and safety issues caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Seafood Expo Asia, an Asia-focused seafood trade event, was slated to take place for the first time in Singapore this year, after moving from Hong Kong.

“Despite some re-opening measures

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Published on
May 20, 2020

Diversified Communications has announced that the 2020 edition of Seafood Expo Asia is planned to take place from 18 to 20 November in Singapore.

The new location for the 10th edition of the  event – which was previously hosted in Hong Kong – is at the Singapore EXPO, in Hall 2. For the first time, the event will also be co-located with Asia Fruit Logistica, the leading continental trade show for Asia’s fresh produce

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Published on
August 20, 2019

Diversified Communications, which operates several seafood trade shows around the globe, has made the decision to cancel this year’s Seafood Expo Asia, which was scheduled to take place in Hong Kong from 3 to 5 September, 2019.

The move was made in response to ongoing social unrest in Hong Kong and careful analysis of the current situation, pending protests, and the impacts on the event, Diversified Group Vice President Liz Plizga

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Published on
August 7, 2019

Six of Hong Kong’s emerging culinary talents will face off during the Young Chef Challenge at Seafood Expo Asia (SEA) next month, event organizer Diversified Communications announced on 8 August. 

The Young Chef Challenge – which debuted in 2017 and will take place in 2019 from 3 to 5 September at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre during SEA – involves some of Hong Kong’s top culinary stars going

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Published on
September 14, 2018

James O’Donnell runs the Shanghai office of Bord Bia, the Irish food promotion board. He talked to SeafoodSource on the sidelines of the 2018 Seafood Expo Asia in Hong Kong about current market conditions in China, how his office targets marketing of Irish seafood to Chinese consumers – and also about the need for a tighter supply chain in China to deliver a larger share of currently strong prices back to the Irish seafood supplier.

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Published on
September 14, 2018

As the trade war between the United States and China continues, with indications that it may escalate even further, most U.S.-based lobster companies have seen their exports to China fall dramatically.

Despite the decrease, many companies say the market for lobster is still strong enough to keep the impact to their companies at a minimum. Some companies that never invested heavily into Chinese exports said2018 has been a

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Published on
September 10, 2018

Hong Kong used to be the gateway to mainland China for exports of premium products like salmon. Now the traffic has been reversed, with a Dalian, China-based importer and processor of salmon seeking to increase sales of salmon in the city. 

Dalian Huayang Food Co. wants to use Hong Kong as a gateway to the Southeast Asia market for salmon, CEO Sun Le Qing told SeafoodSource at this month’s Seafood Expo Asia event in Hong Kong. The

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Published on
September 7, 2018

Demand for Irish blue lobsters and brown crabs, both live and frozen, is ever-increasing, according to Ireland-based Hannigan Live Irish Shellfish. 

Irish blue lobsters represent a more premium product than their North nAmerican counterparts, typically coming in smaller sizes and higher costs. Despite the higher cost, demand in China is great enough that it’s outstripping the supply at Hannigan. 

“There is a huge increased

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Published on
September 6, 2018

Bulgarian White Shells Ltd. made its first-ever appearance at Seafood Expo Asia 2018, with the goal of marketing products coming out of its new processing facility that came online earlier in the year. 

The company showcased multiple bivalves, with two unique products attracting buyers: Large whelks (Rapana venosa) and pasteurized white-shell clams called Tellina (Donax trunculus). The small white clams, with a bright purple interior, are

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